Jogging around the reservoir #3

Jogging around the reservoir #3
Bodybuilding Exercises
Image by Ed Yourdon
Note: this photo was published in a Jun 14, 2010 GenXXL blog titled "Sexy Sizzling Summer Beach Body." It was also published in a Nov 18, 2010 GetIn2Shape blog, with the same title as the caption that I used on this Flickr page. And it was published in a May 16, 2011 blog titled "Exercícios físicos podem provocar mau hálito?" The photo was also published in a Jul 21, 2011 blog titled "Aerobik Egzersiz ile Kilo Vermek." A cropped version of the photo, showing only the man’s lower torso, was published in a Jul 20, 2011 issue of the French edition of Slate, in a blog posting titled "Joggeurs, joggeuses: un sol mou n’est pas meilleur pour vous que le bitume." And the photo was published in an Aug 24, 2011 blog titled "15 to Life: A Little Exercise Goes a Long Way."

It was also published in an Sep 1, 2011 blog titled "Cinque cose che non è troppo presto per mettersi a fare (dopo le vacanze)."

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Between roughly 86th Street and 90th Street, the inner-loop roadway runs parallel to one side of the Central Park reservoir; and just to the east of the roadway is a bridle path, where you’ll occasionally encounter New Yorkers determined to ride their horses … so, when walking along the bridle path, looking east (with Fifth Avenue and the Upper East Side in the background), you frequently see scenes like this one, as joggers go hurtling past…

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These pictures were taken during a 3-hour Labor Day stroll through Central Park — starting on the west side of the park at 96th Street, and walking around the south end, and back up the east side to 72nd Street.

It was a warm, sunny day, and there were people everywhere — bicycling, skating, walking, picnicking, sunbathing, frisbee-throwing … and even getting married. It appears that everyone was enjoying themselves, on this final day of the summer season in New York City…